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Course Description

Have you ever wanted to reverse engineer a piece of electronics, but didn’t know where to begin? Do you lack the knowledge to troubleshoot hardware hacking problems? Do your Internet resources lack the “how to” hands-on instruction?

Wouldn’t it be nice if someone could take you by the hand and elevate your hardware reverse engineering knowledge from zero to hero in a logical’ well organized manner?

Well the search is over because we have developed a new hardware reverse engineering course to do just that! What are you waiting for? Click on “Learn More” now!

Learning Objectives


  • Fundamental Embedded Hardware Concepts - includes basic electronics and circuit analysis, analog/digital communications, common inter-component protocols
  • Non-Invasive Hardware Reverse Engineering - includes component identification, tracking PCB traces, re-producing schematic and block diagrams
  • Bus Sniffing and Interface Analysis - includes spying on communications protocols, decoding and deciphering captured bits, identifying and extracting important data
  • Soldering and Desoldering - includes soldering and desoldering basics, component removal and replacement, dealing with surface mount components
  • What To Do When It All Goes Wrong - includes intermediate-level electronics and circuit analysis, understanding your tools and their effects on the circuit, understanding the circuit and its effect on your tools


    Framework Connections

    The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.